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The Resource Happy Valley, A&E IndieFilms presents an Asylum Entertainment production ; a Passion Pictures production ; produced by Jonathan Koch and Steve Michaels, John Battsek and Ken Dornstein ; directed by Amir Bar-Lev, (videorecording)

Happy Valley, A&E IndieFilms presents an Asylum Entertainment production ; a Passion Pictures production ; produced by Jonathan Koch and Steve Michaels, John Battsek and Ken Dornstein ; directed by Amir Bar-Lev, (videorecording)

Label
Happy Valley
Title
Happy Valley
Statement of responsibility
A&E IndieFilms presents an Asylum Entertainment production ; a Passion Pictures production ; produced by Jonathan Koch and Steve Michaels, John Battsek and Ken Dornstein ; directed by Amir Bar-Lev
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"The town of State College, the home of Penn State University, has long been known as Happy Valley, and its iconic figure for more than 40 years was Joe Paterno, the head coach of the school's storied football team. His program was lauded for not only its success on the field but also its students' achievements in the classroom. And Paterno took on mythic national stature as "Saint Joe." But then, in November 2011, everything came crashing down. Longtime Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with 40 counts of child sex abuse, setting off a firestorm of accusations about who failed to protect the children of Happy Valley. Was Sandusky's abuse an "open secret" in the town? Did Coach Paterno and the Penn State administration value their football program more than the lives of Sandusky's victims? Filmed over the course of the year after Sandusky's arrest as key players in the scandal agreed to share their stories, Happy Valley deconstructs the story we think we know to uncover a much more complicated and tragic tale. Director Amir Bar-Lev creates a parable of guilt, redemption, and identity crisis for a small town caught in the glare of the national spotlight."
Awards note
2014 Sarasota Film Festival, Best Documentary Feature.
Cataloging source
GH0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Amir Bar-Lev; music, H. Scott Salinas; cinematography, Nelson Hume, Sean Kirby; edited by Brian Funck, Dan Swietlik, David Zieff
Dewey number
364.15/30917/48
LC call number
HV6570.3.S73
LC item number
H36 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bar-Lev, Amir
  • Battsek, John
  • Dornstein, Ken
  • Koch, Jonathan
  • Michaels, Steven
  • Salinas, H. Scott
  • Hume, Nelson
  • Kirby, Sean
  • Funck, Brian
  • Swietlik, Dan
  • Zieff, David
  • A & E IndieFilms
  • Asylum Entertainment (Firm)
  • Passion Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sandusky, Jerry
  • Paterno, Joe
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Football coaches
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Child sexual abuse
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Happy Valley, A&E IndieFilms presents an Asylum Entertainment production ; a Passion Pictures production ; produced by Jonathan Koch and Steve Michaels, John Battsek and Ken Dornstein ; directed by Amir Bar-Lev, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • This disc is a recorded DVD and may fail to play on some DVD equipment
  • Videodisc release of the 2014 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741360538702
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 11239139
  • (OCoLC)891335198
  • 5509834
System details
Recorded DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Happy Valley, A&E IndieFilms presents an Asylum Entertainment production ; a Passion Pictures production ; produced by Jonathan Koch and Steve Michaels, John Battsek and Ken Dornstein ; directed by Amir Bar-Lev, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • This disc is a recorded DVD and may fail to play on some DVD equipment
  • Videodisc release of the 2014 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741360538702
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 11239139
  • (OCoLC)891335198
  • 5509834
System details
Recorded DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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